Mendip

  • Council Control: LD
  • Conservatives 12
  • Labour 0
  • Liberal Democrats 23
  • Green 10
  • Other 2

Independent 1, non-aligned 1. Eastern Somerset district which includes Frome (former mining area) and Shepton Mallet. Also includes small cathedral city of Wells, Glastonbury (famous for the abbey and the festival), and the Somerset levels, hit by 2014 flooding.

The Secretary of State intends to abolish the council and incorporate it into a unitary Somerset council. The Conservatives gained a seat in Wells St Thomas from the Liberal Democrats on 6 May.

Next local elections
2023

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
District

Address
Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet BA4 5BT

Phone
01749 343399

Website
http://www.mendip.gov.uk/

Council Tax (Band D)
£1974.15

Upper tier authority
Somerset